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Not all demands dowry-linked: HC

  On 07 March 2010 at 10:21

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has held that a solitary demand not followed by any harassment of the wife doesn’t constitute a dowry demand and is not punishable under section 304 B of Indian Penal Code. Justice V K Jain gave the ruling while ...

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Divorced woman can't use ex's name, rules HC

  On 19 February 2010 at 15:15

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SC redefines desertion in matrimonial disputes

  On 11 February 2010 at 07:07

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that a spouse merely living separately does not amount to desertion. The aggrieved other spouse must prove that the estrangement wasn’t due to ill-treatment meted out by him or her.Under the Hindu Ma ...

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Life imprisonment for dowry death only in rare cases: SC

  On 07 February 2010 at 17:25

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has taken a view that only in rare cases life imprisonment should be awarded to those convicted for causing theTwitter Facebook ShareEmail Print Save Commentdeath of women in dowry-related cases.A bench of ...

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Disinclination to cook not ground for divorce: HC

  On 24 January 2010 at 22:03

Madurai (PTI): A woman's disinclination to cook food cannot be considered a valid reason for granting divorce, the Madurai bench of Madras High Court has ruled.Dismissing an appeal filed by a Kanyakumari-based engineer, who had sought divorce from h ...

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Govt will enact surrogacy law, says solicitor general

  On 21 January 2010 at 07:08

The Centre is examining the various aspects of surrogacy in order to enact a law that would address all legal, moral and constitutional concerns. art_imgs = 0; cur_art_img = 1; function prev(){ for (i=1;i Solicitor Gener ...

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  On 20 January 2010 at 17:33

WIDOW LOSES JOB AFTER REMARRIAGE, MOVES HC:Mumbai:Does a woman who got job on "compassionate grounds" after husband's death become ineligible after remarriage? The Bombay High Court will decide this question in a writ petition that was file ...

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Adopt surrogate twins, SC tells German couple

  On 19 January 2010 at 06:23

New Delhi: The surrogate twins of a German couple may have a chance to go to Germany, if the couple decides to adopt them. art_imgs = 0; cur_art_img = 1; function prev(){ for (i=1;i The Supreme Court (SC) has asked the c ...

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Dielhi HC settles HUF property rights dispute for good

  On 20 December 2009 at 20:29

A woman and her children have the right to seek prohibition against alienation or disposal of properties belonging to a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) even when their estranged husband/father and in-laws/grandparents are alive, the Delhi High Court has ...

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Implementation of Social Justice Acts

  On 15 December 2009 at 08:32

The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, was enacted in 2007. The Act comes into force upon notification by the State Govts./UTs. National Council for Older Persons, which is an Apex National level Consultative body inter-alia ...

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